On the morning of the 21st, a fishing boat in Naha City broke out in the Pacific Ocean about 740 km southeast of the main island of Okinawa, and the 11th Regional Coast Guard Headquarters was informed.

Eight people are on board the ship, and the Japan Coast Guard is heading for rescue by sending out aircraft and patrol boats.

According to the 11th Regional Coast Guard Headquarters, at around 7:10 am on the 21st, the Japanese captain of the tuna longline fishing boat "28th Katsumaru" told the chief engineer who was disembarking, "The ship is burning. It means that there was a message saying "I will abandon the hull."



The "28th Katsumaru" has a total ton of 19.89 tons and is reported from the Pacific Ocean about 740 km southeast of the main island of Okinawa. It is said that the ship has a captain and seven Indonesian crew members. That is.



Since then, the captain has not been contacted, so the Japan Coast Guard is heading for rescue by sending out aircraft and patrol boats.



"Twenty-eight Katsumaru" belongs to the Irabe Sushi Ship Owners Association in Naha City, and is usually moored at Tomari Fishing Port in Naha City.



According to the private website "MarineTraffic", which discloses the location information of the ship, it seems that the ship left the port of Naha City on the 24th of last month.

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